Virgil Shipley/News Kenyon College senior and Rural Life Center Student Manager Rebecca Katzman, right, moderated Tuesday’s “visit” on the topic of rural gun culture that featured firearms experts, from left, Chip Gross, Amy McDonald and Jerry Scott. Buy Now
GAMBIER — Students and visitors gathered Tuesday at Kenyon College’s Peirce Lounge to discuss rural gun culture and the Second Amendment. The event was the second of three in the Rural Life Center’s “Visits” series.
Among topics were distinctions between urban and rural settings, the context of the Second Amendment’s “militia” reference, gun laws and uses for weaponry. Kenyon senior Rebecca Katzman moderated the panel discussion, which featured Amy McDonald of Howard, an expert on hunting and fishing and co-owner of Kokosing Outfitters; Chip Gross of Fredericktown, a freelance writer, firearms instructor and lifelong hunter; and Mount Vernon’s Jerry Scott, a veteran auctioneer, hunter and gun enthusiast.
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